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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Live streaming service Live.me raises $60M from China's Cheetah Mobile and others to expand overseas   —  Live.me, a one-year-old startup that makes a live-streaming video app, has banked $60 million from investors including its majority owner, Chinese app developer Cheetah Mobile.
May 3, 2017, 6:45 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Profile of ex-Googler Colin Huang whose WeChat-embedded social commerce app Pinduoduo has raised $100M+ valuing company at $1.5B+, say sources   —  Ex Googler Colin Huang created Pinduoduo, a fast-growing Shanghai unicorn that lets people shop together online and earn group discounts.
May 1, 2017, 8:15 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Fortune Capital leads $14M series A in Shanghai-based VR headset maker Shadow Creator to expand internationally   —  Fortune Capital has led a reported RMB100 million (US$14 million) series A round in Shadow Creator, a Shanghai-based visual reality headset device developer.
Apr 24, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Beijing-based SenseTime, which develops facial recognition tech, announces $60M round led by Sailing Capital; company had revealed a $120M round in December   —  Sailing Capital International (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a RMB-denominated investment and loan fund created under the support …
Apr 22, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Volkswagen invests $180M in Chinese AI startup Mobvoi's Series D, to create a 50:50 joint venture with a voice operated rear-view mirror as an initial product   —  In a further sign of China's technological advancement, Volkswagen Group China, a subsidiary of German automotive giant Volkswagen Group …
Apr 10, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Pan Yue / China Money Network:
Sources: Chinese personalized news recommendation app Toutiao raises $1B Series D led by Sequoia and CCB International at over a $12B valuation   —  Sequoia Capital and CCB International, an investment unit of China Construction Bank Co., have led a series D investment of around US$1 billion …
Apr 7, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
As US tech firms spend billions to get into India, Chinese tech giants bolster Indian competitors with investments and expertise   —  While American tech companies look to boost local subsidiaries, Chinese firms pour money into startups  —  As the U.S.'s top tech brands ramp up operations in India …
Mar 31, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Hugo Barra played a key role in Xiaomi's India expansion, a business that now accounts for $1B/year revenue, but other global efforts he oversaw largely stalled   —  Barra departs Beijing smartphone maker to lead Facebook VR  —  Xiaomi struggled with global expansion, competition at home
Jan 30, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
Hugo Barra to lead all of Facebook's virtual reality efforts including Oculus team   —  I'm excited that Hugo Barra is joining Facebook to lead all of our virtual reality efforts, including our Oculus team.  Hugo's in China right now, so here we are together in VR.  It seems fitting.
Jan 25, 2017, 11:13 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook has quietly built a tool to enable monitoring and suppression of posts based on location, to get back into China; Zuckerberg defended effort   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, has cultivated relationships with China's leaders, including President Xi Jinping.
Nov 22, 2016, 6:00 PMIn context

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